1956 Liège–Bastogne–Liège

The 1956 Liège–Bastogne–Liège was the 42nd edition of the Liège–Bastogne–Liège cycle race and was held on 6 May 1956. The race started and finished in Liège. The race was won by Fred De Bruyne.

1956 Liège–Bastogne–Liège
Race details
Dates6 May 1956
Stages1
Distance257[1] km (159.7 mi)
Winning time7h 03' 45"
Results
  Winner  Fred De Bruyne (BEL)
  Second  Richard Van Genechten (BEL)
  Third  Alex Close (BEL)
← 1955
1957 →

General classificationEdit

Final general classification[2][3][4]
Rank Rider Time
1   Fred De Bruyne (BEL) 7h 03' 45"
2   Richard Van Genechten (BEL) + 0"
3   Alex Close (BEL) + 1' 16"
4   André Vlayen (BEL) + 1' 44"
5   Rik Van Looy (BEL) + 1' 44"
6   Désiré Keteleer (BEL) + 1' 44"
7   Pino Cerami (BEL) + 1' 44"
8   Jean Vliegen (BEL) + 1' 44"
9   Jean Forestier (FRA) + 1' 44"
10   Wim van Est (NED) + 1' 44"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Liège-Bastogne-Liège (World Tour), Belgium". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 29 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "1956 Liège-Bastogne-Liège". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 29 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "42ème Liège-Bastogne-Liège 1956". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 7 July 2004. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "1956 Liège - Bastogne - Liège". First Cycling. Retrieved 29 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)